NGO Info

If you missed one of our evening lectures, don´t worry here is the list of some of the great NGOs that work in and around Sacatepéquez.

Wings / Alas: WINGS creates opportunities for Guatemalan families to improve their lives through family planning education and access to reproductive health services.

Arcas: a non-profit Guatemalan NGO formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage – especially their wildlife – rapidly disappearing before their eyes.

Los Patojos: Promueve el bienestar común. Cuatro elementos fundamentales para todo ser humano son los pilares de este gran proyecto local: Educación popular, Alimentación, Salud y Participación Ciudadana por medio del arte.

Constru casa: a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life among Guatemalans living in extreme poverty through the provision of basic housing, support programs and community development projects related to health and education.

Project Somos: Project Somos Children’s Village-an eco-sustainable community for orphaned and abandoned children near Tecpán, Guatemala. This healing village will become the permanent home to 49 children and their seven Guatemalan foster mothers.

Safe Passage / Camino Seguro: is a program whose mission is to empower the poorest at-risk children, whose families live in the Guatemala City garbage dump.

Common Hope / Familias de Esperanza: promotes hope and opportunity in Guatemala, partnering with children, families, and communities who want to participate in a process of development to improve their lives through education, health care, and housing.

Ninos de Guatemala: founded in 2006 in order to build a better future for Guatemala and its children through education. Niños de Guatemala (NDG) does this by setting up and supporting community development projects and trying to involve the local community in the process.

Nuevo Amanecer: K’a k’a’ Saqarik Nuevo Amenecer or New Dawn are a locally set-up charity dedicated to helping more than 30 indigenous children in San Andres Itzapa.